This year, BRICS is headed by India and this year’s summit is to be held in India only. This statement from China came after the 10th round of talks on the border between the two countries. Both countries have agreed to reduce the tension on the border and the withdrawal process of both the forces in Pangong Lake area has been completed. However, there are still many areas where an agreement has not been reached between the two countries.
Will the border dispute and violent conflict affect the BRICS Summit as well? In response to this question, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said, “China attaches great importance to BRICS. We are committed to strengthening the strategic partnership and positive momentum in BRICS solidarity and cooperation. We are meeting this year’s BRICS meetings.” Support India in hosting and stand ready to work together with other members to strengthen communication and cooperation in various fields. “
However, it is not yet decided whether there will be any bilateral talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi during this time. India has not announced the BRICS dates yet.